The Raiatea Lodge is located on the northwest coast of Raiatea, facing the nearby island of Bora Bora. This quaint hotel is only five minutes from the airport and ten minutes from the main village of Uturoa, serving as the ideal home base from which to explore both Raiatea and Taha'a. Reminiscent of an old colonial plantation, it covers two acres of tropical gardens and features a large swimming pool amidst the foliage, creating an inviting locale for lounging and relaxation.
Each standard and superior room at the Raiatea Lodge Hotel is spacious and comfortable with a private terrace overlooking the garden and the lagoon. The hotel's poolside restaurant, Tama'a Maitai, prepares delicious French and Tahitian cuisine using only the freshest local ingredients. The hotel offers a range of activities and excursions. You can even kayak across the lagoon to the small island of Miri Miri and enjoy white sand beaches, vibrant coral gardens and a view of Raiatea from the distance.
NOTE: Raiatea Lodge will be closed from November 22, 2019 to April 30, 2020 while undergoing renovations.
The Standard Rooms are fashioned in a Colonial-Polynesian style. Each room provides stunning views of the garden and lagoon and features: air-conditioning, ceiling fan, complimentary WiFi (upon request), flat screen TV, hair dryer, and a private furnished terrace.
The Deluxe Rooms are slightly larger than the Standard Rooms and are fashioned in a Colonial-Polynesian style. Each room is luxuriously decorated and provides stunning views of the garden and lagoon. These rooms also feature: air-conditioning, ceiling fan, complimentary WiFi (upon request), flat screen TV, hair dryer, and a private furnished terrace.
The Family Rooms are two Standard Rooms that are connected by the terrace. Fashioned in a Colonial-Polynesian style, these rooms provide stunning views of the garden and lagoon and also feature: air-conditioning, ceiling fan, complimentary WiFi (upon request), flat screen TV and a hair dryer.
Experience true Polynesian hospitality while tasting the local flavors. Tama`a Maitai features a combination of Tahitian and international cuisine, serving elegant dishes prepared with fresh, authentic ingredients.
Explore Raiatea's lush jungle interior with a guided kayak excursion down the Faaroa River, French Polynesia's only navigable river. Enjoy peaceful views and discover the rich history of this island while on your river journey. Ages 3 and up. Price is per person.
Availably only to guests of Raiatea Lodge Hotel.
Begin your 2.5-mile hike on the east coast of Raiatea, below Mt. Temehani. You will snake your way between the giant roots of the Tahitian chestnut tree and along a river that leads you to a succession of waterfalls. Giant ferns mark the path before reaching a 60-ft waterfall. From there, travel up a steep path with the help of a rope to a stunning 100-ft waterfall that empties into a natural swimming pool. Intermediate skill level. Ages 8 and up. Price is per person.
Discover the Faaroa River, Tahiti's only navigable river, by kayak with your expert guide leading the way through Raiatea's verdant interior. Then by car, you will visit the ancient marae temple at Taputapuatea, a recent UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will learn about it's Polynesian origins and historical relevance before sitting down to a locally-inspired picnic lunch. Ages 3 and up. Prices are per person.
Embark on a scenic 11-mile hike to Mount Temehani in the center of Raiatea. Begin in the shade of the Caribbean pine trees and scale rocky inclines. You will stop at the first crest for wonderful panoramic views of the lagoon and the islands of Taha'a, Huahine, Bora Bora and Maupiti in the distance. Continue on a narrow path amongst the local flora and fauna, crossing a few shallow rivers before arriving at the top of Mt. Temehani with breathaking views of the Raiatea coastline, lagoon and bordering islets and the island of Huahine in the distance. Sandwiches will be provided for lunch. Advanced skill level, ages 12 and up. Price is per person.
Explore the sacred island of Raiatea and it's rich culture with a half-day island discovery tour. Led by a knowledgeable guide, you will travel in an open-air 4x4 vehicle and see the remarkable lagoon and Faaroa Bay as well as the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Taputapuatea, the largest marae in French Polynesia. Ages 3 and up. Price is per person.
Only available to guests of Raiatea Lodge Hotel.
Enjoy the beauty of Raiatea and Taha'a's lagoon while at the helm of your very own Hobie Cat catamaran. With the assistance of your experienced guide, you will learn the art of using the wind to direct your boat and will visit some of the most beautiful parts of the lagoon, including getting close to the reef. A full-day tour with a picnic lunch is also available, inquire for pricing information. Ages 6 and up, must be in strong physical condition. Price is per person.
Only available to guests at Raiatea Lodge Hotel.
Explore the beautiful lagoon landscapes of Taha'a on this full-day boat excursion around the island. With the help of a friendly guide, you will discover Taha'a's luxurious tropical vegetation, admire breathtaking views of the magnificent turquoise Bay of Haamene and visit a pearl farm and a local vanilla plantation. Complete your Taha'a experience with snorkeling and a Polynesian lunch served on a quiet motu.
Only available to guests of Opoa Beach Hotel.
This is such an adorable hotel. The garden is beautifully maintained and the rooms are nice and clean. It is an ideal option if you are planning to connect with a yacht charter during your stay in Raiatea. The owners are sweet and personable and the chef is amazing. The Raiatea Lodge offers great value to those looking for convenient access to the main village of Uturoa.
Extra person charges may apply and vary, enquire at time of booking.
Cribs may be available and should be requested at the time of booking: fees may apply.
Passport identification and valid credit card are required upon check-in for incidental charges.
Check-in time: 1 PM Check-out time: 11 AM